Got Your Number? Understanding and Improving Your Credit Rating

Understanding and Improving Your Credit Score. How to boost your credit score to get a mortgage

I need to increase my credit score, Where do I start?!

Up until my mid twenties, my credit score was not even remotely on my radar. I had never thought about what it might be, if I had one, how to improve it, or even how to find out what it was.

I really began focusing my efforts on how to increase my credit score to buy a house, however, I did start to pay a bit of attention to it about a year before that. I signed up for a free website which gave me a very basic rating, but after a few months, I wanted more information and registered to receive my full credit report. Experian, and most of the other credit checking websites, will offer a free 30 day trial ahead of a monthly subscription.

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